Earth Day Weekend Events with Island Water Sports South Florida - Free Surf and Sup Lessons

1. LEARN TO SURF or STAND UP PADDLE

Island Water Sports Free Surf & SUP Lessons

Every Saturday 7am | Island Water Sports

Island Water Sports has been providing free lessons on Deerfield Beach every Saturday morning for the past 40 years. It’s our way of promoting a fun and active surf community. All experience and age levels are welcome as long as you can swim. Plus we provide all the equipment, but you’re more than welcome to bring your own. It is a great free activity for this Earth Day weekend but don’t forget to register online or in store today!

 



 

Earth Day Weekend Events with Island Water Sports South Florida - Beach and Waterway clean up2. CLEAN UP THE BEACH & WATERWAY

Join us at 9am at IWS or Sullivan Park

April 21st 9:00 am | Island Water Sports and Sullivan Park

Want to get out and make an impact? Join us as we team up with Broward County and Boca High to clean our local waterway and beach. Get out on a paddleboard or kayak, launch from Sullivan Park and help clean the area near Deerfield Island Park or join us at the store as we head out to our local beach. Both clean-ups starts at 9am sharp. SUP will be available for rent at Sullivan Park for those who do not have a board.

SIGN UP TO BE PART OF THE BEACH CLEANUP BELOW



 

3. BOARD SWAP & SAMPLE SALE

Upgrade or Get Paid

April 21st 9am – 3pm  | Island Water Sports

Island Water Sports will hold it’s 7th Annual Board Swap. Imagine South FLorida’s largest guards sale for everything Action Sports. Sell your boards, underwater cameras, kayaks, fishing gear….pretty much anything water or skate related. FIND OUT HOW HERE. All profits go to sending a child to summer camp.



 

4. DONATE YOUR BOARD TO A KID IN NEED

Recycle, renew, and give so others can reuse

Earth Day Weekend Events with Island Water Sports South Florida - Boards for Bros Board Build

Now until April 21st  | Island Water Sports

Join Boards for Bros, Island Water Sports and Push for Good in making a difference for underprivileged youth.

Donate your old skateboard decks, truck and wheel to Board for Bros as they launch their South Florida chapter. Get hands-on and help assemble boards that will be distributed around the area to kids who otherwise would not be able to afford a board.

Bring you old surfboard, sup, skimboard or wakeboard. Push for Good is teaming up with the International Sports Coalition and local non-profits to get these boards in the hands of local youth and children in South America and South Africa.

 

 



 

Earth Day Art Show - Earth Day Weekend Events with Island Water Sports South Florida

5. Show your art on Earth Day

Educate others about Ocean Pollution

April 21nd 9am to 3pm | Island Water Sports

Show your art and bring awareness to ocean pollution at Island Water Sports first Earth Day art show. To be considered, send a sample of your artwork to toni@islandwatersports.com by Friday. Art will be displayed throughout the Board Swap on Saturday, April 21st.

 

 



 

Earth Day Weekend Events with Island Water Sports South Florida - Run from the Rays

6. RUN FROM THE RAYS

Run for Skin Cancer Awareness

April 22nd 7am to 9am | Spanish River Athletic Complex

Run From The Rays is a 5K and 1 Mile run/walk that takes place in one of the most beautiful venues in Boca Raton, the Spanish River Athletic Complex, and encompasses two scenic lakes. The purpose is to prevent sun cancer through early diagnosis. The run also helps with treatment of malignant melanoma and other life threatening forms of cancer of the skin.  Sign up here.